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Greenland is the 12th largest country in the world, with a size of 2,166,086 square kilometers, making it the world’s largest island that is not a continent. But also Greenland is one of the least densely populated countries in the world, with a population of approximately 57,000. Most of Greenland (about 81%) is covered in ice, except for…

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Bill McKibben for youth4planet

Bill McKibben, author and founder of 350.org wrote to youth4planet just after receiving the aAlternative Nobel…

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Ice is white – no? The Black Ice Story

We are here with Prof Jason Box who has been monitoring changes on the Greenland icesheet to try and tell people what’s happening in this remote but important location. Yesterday we took a helicopter ride to Kiagtût Sermiat Glacier which was really cool where Jason Box is recording how fast this glacier is melting. I noticed all this black…

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Icebergs up ahead!

Finally arriving at Nasarssuaq, we noticed how the bay is completely packed with icebergs from the fjords. The locals mentioned that they never had so many icebergs during this time of year in the last few decades. As we were crossing the bay to reach our hostel, the Lief Kensington hostel, we passed a few giant icebergs along the way. The…

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The arctic is..?

Arriving in the arctic. What do each of the earthTeam members say about it? Also we met Jason Box.

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